Daily Flood Bulletin

(17.10.2018): Weather is partly cloudy over the Andaman Sea and South Bay and a few cloud elsewhere in the Bay of Bengal. ​No Flood Bulletin More Flood Bulletin:  https://www.moezala.gov.mm/flood-bulletin%20

Increase in flooding will devastate SE Asia in near future, reports warn

​ Several Southeast Asian countries have this year been heavily impacted by natural disasters, and according to recent reports, the onslaught of extreme weather in the region is expected to continue for the foreseeable future 16 Oct 18 - Southeast Asia Globe - Southeast Asia is likely to see an...
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In the Spotlight: 5 organisations pitch about their activities in Myanmar

On this year's edition of MyanmarWater2018 the Myanmar Water Portal team walked around with a camera, putting exhibitors in the spotlight. We asked organisations to pitch their activities or operations in ​1 minute, explaining about: Company Profile Portfolio / Showcase Ongoing project in Myanmar We...
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Photo story: A journey down Myanmar’s Chindwin River

​Source -The Third Poles - Local communities in the remote region rely on the river and its biodiversity for their food, fuel and livelihoods, resources that are increasingly under threat. The Chindwin Basin is rich in biodiversity, with almost 47% still under forest cover. Originating in the l...
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Vibes of Communication Training in MyanmarWater 2018

Five highly motivated youths came to attend the communication training to become Water Reporters which is potentially necessary for Myanmar Water Sector. Myanmar Water Portal(MWP) team wanted to offer the communication training course during MyanmarWater 2018 event to enhance the network of water se...
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Importance of effective treatment for wastewater highlighted during Conference session on MyanmarWater 2018

​During MyanmarWater2018 special attention was given to the topic of waste water. A variety of speakers from different backgrounds was present to give the audience more information on the treatment of waste water, or the preventive measures that can be taken to reduce the amount of waste water. All ...
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Life of U Bein Bridge told by itself

​ It is such a lovely evening that I can't stay indoor so I just walk on the U Bein bridge. The bridge is as crowded as usual however I find a spot to enjoy sunset. The sound of water ripples, fainted chit-chat sounds from other visitors and the sunset harmoniously make me amazed and drifted in the ...
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Monywa-Homalin water route stops operation due to sandbanks in Chindwin River

​15 Oct 18 - Eleven Myanmar -  A water transport route between Monywa and Homalin in Sagaing Region has ceased operating as sandbanks are forming in the Chindwin River, according Inland Water Transport. The transport route jointly launched by Inland Water Transport and a private company st...
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Second Day of MyanmarWater 2018 Conference - Sustainable Urban Water Management Session

​ In developing countries including Myanmar, urban water security is still one of the great challenges under the Sustainable Development Goals. Fast-growing urban population creates high demands for urban water consumption. Integrated approaches are necessary to ensure that the management, developme...
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China to hold 70% stake in Myanmar's planned strategic seaport

​12 Oct 18 - TOKYO (NNA/Kyodo) - Myanmar will hold a 30 percent stake in its strategic deep-water seaport project led by cash-rich China, giving Beijing a 70 percent interest, under their final agreement reached during recent talks between the two countries, according to a visiting senior Myanm...
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MyanmarWater 2018 - Opening Ceremony

​ MyanmarWater2018 kicked off with opening speech by U Aung Myint, Chairman of Myanmar Engineering Society (MES). The industrial infrastructure event for Myanmar is the four in one show which combined Construction, Power and Mining Myanmar 2018, INTERMACH Myanmar, MTA Myanmar and SUBCON Myanmar 2018...
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Mandalay Port to modernise with grant

​8 Oct 18 - Myanmar Times -  Myanmar's Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR), under the Ministry of Transport and Communications, has signed an agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for a grant worth ¥6 billion (K79.8 billion) that will be...
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Membrane Technology should be broadly used in treatment of wastewater

​ In 2004, Myanmar Water Engineering & Product (MWEP) company limited participated as consultancy company when wastewater treatment plant in Botahtaung township was built. "At that time, the design of wastewater treatment was for 14,750 cubic meters per day. Matching the current situation, ...
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Yangon City Charette of the UKFCO Global Future Cities Programme

​ Yangon faces a number of inseparable challenges, while the different sectors in the city are starting to approach them as also deeply interrelated. Despite the recent growing interest internationally in the city, rapid urbanisation, coupled with challenging urban legislative frameworks mean that f...
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Socio-Economic Master Plan Public Report

  We are proud to release the summary of our Socio-Economic Master Plan (SEMP) for the New Yangon City. The aim of the SEMP is to serve as a guide for the next phases of development and administration. The purpose of the SEMP is: To identify the value proposition for New Yangon To undertake eco...
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